Due to October being a bit of a change over month I have produced a calendar to help member to see what is on.
Sept 30th, first Wattbike, this week will be a test and come and try night. Biddulph High School Conway Rd, Knypersley, Stoke-on-Trent ST8 7AR
October 2nd, Wattbike/turbo session at Biddulph High School Conway Rd, Knypersley, Stoke-on-Trent ST8 7AR
October 3rd, GO-RIDE at the Club House 6.30pm, 7.15pm Rollers for all, riding the rollers skills and training. Whitfield Community Centre, Whitfield Avenue, Newcastle under Lyme, ST5 2JQ
October 7th First Wattbike League 6.30pm.
October 9th Wattbike/turbo session 6.30pm
October 10th GO-RIDE AND ROLLERS.
OCTOBER 12TH Lyme RC Hill Climb, Mow Cop. Entries close Sunday 5th October, no entries on the day, first rider of 10.01am. More information on the Lyme RC Forum.
October 14th Wattbike League
October 16th NO session due to the un-availability of the school.
October 17th No Club House, The 2014 Track Prize Presentation will take place on Friday 17th October 2014 at
St John Fisher Catholic College, Ashfields New Rd, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 2SJ
Rollers racing for under 16's will commence at 7.15pm with the main prize presentation taking place at 8.15pm.
October 21st Wattbike League
October 23rd Wattbike/turbo session 6.30pm
October 24th 6.30pm GO-RIDE AND ROLLERS the rollers will finish at 8.00pm.
8.00pm Lyme RC AGM This has yet to be confirmed.
October 26th Lyme RC Black Bank Hill Climb. Sign on 10.15am , First rider off 11.01am,
There will be the usual 3 categories:
Up the Road ( for anyone over the age of 12yrs), Up the Pavement ( for Under 7's & for under 12's), Up the Verge (for MTB riders)
The 'Up the Pavement' category will determine the 2014 Under 7's Hill-Climb Champion & Under 12 Club Hill-Climb Champion girls/boys. More information will be emailed out closer to the day.
October 28th No Wattbike League Half Term
October 30th Wattbike Turbo session 6.30pm
October 30th and 31st
Newcastle under Lyme-Activity Days
Lyme Racing Club
To be held at Lyme Valley Stadium, Buckmaster Avenue,
11am till 3pm Daily – Fun/Coaching/ Races
£5.00 per day.
October 30th Cyclo Cross Coaching Day
October 31st Halloween Fun day.
Suitable for MTB and Cyclo Cross bikes.
Halloween Fancy dress Fun, with Sue the Witch, Vampire and Zombie Coaches
Age 6 to 16 years old. Riders will be split into ability groups. Novices and race riders.
Coaching will be on the grassy fields by the track.
Contact Norman Bassett 07803035845
or Sue Jones 07986958858
October 31st 6.30pm GO-RIDE AND 7.15pm ROLLERS
Looking ahead in to November.
Nov 4th No Wattbike League, the School is not available sorry.
Nov 6th Wattbike Turbo session 6.30pm
Nov 7th THIS IS THE LAST FRIDAY NIGHT GO-RIDE OF THE YEAR, AS LAST YEAR WE WILL BE HAVING SOME FIREWORKS AND ALSO AVAILABLE, HOT DOGS AND SOUP PLUS ALL THE NORMAL FAIR, COME DOWN TO CELEBRATE,
From Nov 14th Friday Nights, MTB Coaching from 6.30pm, Youth Turbo sessions from 6.30pm, Rollers from 7.30pm.
The above sessions are subject to change due to the weather and also we may have some of the equipment from the funding. The lights will allow more outside coaching and the rollers more racing.
With thanks to Sports England and British Cycling, Lyme RC have been awarded funding for the development of the club and local cycling.
The funding is to cover portable floodlighting, digital roller racing equipment, track bikes and Coaching courses. This will enable the club to offer more sessions over the winter and darker months for all ages. It will take a a couple of months to acquire some of the equipment so keep a look out for the new and extended sessions.
We will also be running an inter school roller competition for some Newcastle area high schools.
Thanks again to Sports England and Nick Yarworth from British Cycling. Norman Bassett Club Coach
The Lyme RC Hill Climb is once again on Mow Cop this year, on Sunday 12th October 2014. First rider off at 10.01am.
The climb is 0.8 miles long, averages around 11% for the whole climb with the final ramp up to the finish reaching up to 25% gradient.
Last year we had a record entry of 69 riders including 13 under-18s and 31 Lyme RC riders. Despite being unlucky with the weather, there was a great atmosphere out on the hill (brilliantly captured by Sue Jones here:https://www.flickr.com/photos/grimey_lymies/sets/72157636518593394/), with many riders and their families sticking around to watch the top riders at the end of the field. The club once again offered excellent support in allowing the event to break even whilst offering a cracking prize list.
With 60 entrants in 2012 and 69 entrants in 2013, this event is become well established on the hillclimb calendar and continues to attract the premier hillclimbers in the country. In 2012, former National Champion Matt Clinton took the win at Mow Cop en route to 3rd at the National HC champs, whilst Tejvan Pettinger took last year's Mow Cop title, beating Clinton's course record from 2012 during a run of 12 victories in 13 events before claiming the National title at the end of October. Tejvan has a popular blog - here's his writeup on last year's event:http://cyclinguphill.com/mow-cop-hill-climb-lyme-racing-club
Closing date for entries is Sunday 5th October. Entry fee is £6.00, address to send your forms to is: Will Corden, 18 Coplow Avenue, Upper Tean, Staffordshire, ST10 4JQ. You can also enter online by going to https://evententry.ctt.org.uk/ , takes all of five minutes and there's no wondering if your entry is lost in the post as you get an email confirmation from me shortly after entering.
A few other details and updates can be found here: http://www.lymeracingclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=6229
Any queries, get in touch on 07753 128105 or email wcorden @ gmail.com. Feel free to invite anyone I've missed who you think may be interested.